George Burns

George Burns

American comedian, actor, and writer (1896-1996)
Comedy icon, unflappable straight man to wife Gracie Allen for decades, hip wiseacre in his golden years.
BornJanuary 20, 1896
HometownNew York City, New York, United States of America
Net worth$30 million
Height5'7" (1.70m)
SpouseGracie Allen (m 1926 - 1964)
ChildrenRonnie Burns
ParentsLippe Birnbaum , Dorah Birnbaum
Profile

Videos

Michael Caine and Morgan Freeman on Going in Style: 'People have to be taken care of'

The two veteran actors star alongside Alan Arkin in a caper movie set in Brooklyn, a remake of the 1979 film starring George Burns in which three retirees decide to rob a bank after they encounter financial and health problems in old age. Directed by Zach Braff, Going in Style is out now.
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Albums

Dinner With Wives [Live on The Ed Sullivan Show, January 30, 1955]
Dinner With Wives [Live on The Ed Sullivan Show, January 30, 1955]
2021
EMI Comedy: Benny, Burns & Allen
EMI Comedy: Benny, Burns & Allen
2006
Radio Stars of America
Radio Stars of America
2005
On Fortune Street
On Fortune Street
2002
Golden Age of Comedy
Golden Age of Comedy
2000
Great American Humorists
Great American Humorists
2000
Young at Heart
Young at Heart
1996
Evening with George Burns: Live at Shubert Theate
Evening with George Burns: Live at Shubert Theate
1994
As Time Goes By
As Time Goes By
1992
I Wish I Was Eighteen Again
I Wish I Was Eighteen Again
1980
George Burns Sings
George Burns Sings
1973

AWARDS

YearAssociationsCategoryWorkResult
1976Golden GlobeBest Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or ComedyThe Sunshine BoysWinner
1976Academy AwardActor in a Supporting RoleThe Sunshine BoysWinner